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Bond reduced in Kimball asphalt plant bombing case

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The bond for a Kimball, Wisconsin man accused of bombing an asphalt plant in 2015 was reduced in Iron County court Wednesday, and a date was set for the case to go to trial. Judge Ann...

 

Bessemer Public Library to hold Gingerbread House build

BESSEMER — The Bessemer Public Library will host its eighth annual Gingerbread House building and decorating event in the Bessemer City Hall’s auditorium on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. The library will hold a second helping of the event on...

 

Mercer to consider trails with road repair

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. — Several members of the Sno-Goers snowmobile club attended the town of Mercer Board of Supervisors meeting Thursday, to advocate for improvements to a road that will allow a new trail...

 

Mercer cemetery records updated to digital age

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. - A Mercer official has spent the better part of a year updating the records of a 110-year-old town cemetery. Opal Roberts, who has been an...

 

Families join Ironwood students for holiday lunch

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Luther L. Wright K-12 School's cafeterias were extra crowded during lunch Wednesday as the district hosted the first of this year's...

 

Ironwood Memorial Building evacuated for gas leak

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — A gas leak resulted in a brief evacuation of the city of Ironwood Memorial Building on Wednesday morning. When staff arrived to open the building there was a smell of gas, said Karen...

 

Wakefield board discusses snowmobile noise complaints

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Snowmobile season in Gogebic County started on Sunday, and it is expected to start in Iron County on Thursday at 8 a.m. That means drivers of such...

 

Bessemer boards discuss plans, successes

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — The boards, commissions, committees and councils that run the city of Bessemer gathered Tuesday night to discuss their efforts over the past year and what they hope to accomplish in 2020....

 

Troopers concerned about scams

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — The Michigan State Police say they are concerned about a recent rise in area residents falling victim to scams. People most often call law enforcement about a possible scam, and they...

 

Gogebic Range recovers from weekend snow storm

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The second storm of the week brought about 20.1 inches of new snow to the west and northwest of Ironwood over the weekend, said Taylor...

 

Ontonagon prepares for Home Town Christmas

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — Home Town Christmas in Ontonagon has become a favorite way to welcome the holidays to Ontonagon over the last 19 years. The festival starts Thursday and ends with a big parade and a visit by Santa...

 

Former Bessemer drug dealer arrested in Duluth fentanyl bust

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com DULUTH — A Chicago man who was sentenced to federal prison for dealing heroin in Bessemer in 2016 was arrested late last month in Duluth, in what authorities there say may be the biggest fentanyl...

 

Storm no match for Warren Miller film buffs

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - Despite a winter storm stirring, locals and tourists packed the Historic Ironwood Theatre on Saturday night to watch the latest Warren Miller film ca...

 

Dancers raise funds for trip to Citrus Bowl halftime show

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Citrus Bowl Dancers of the Platinum Dance Studio of Bessemer are one step closer to realizing a dream after Saturday's spaghetti fundraiser....

 

Erwin Historical Society features Saturday holiday sale

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The Erwin Township Hall took on a second life as a bakery Saturday, with loads of cookies, other treats, and holiday wreaths for sale. Hot cider and coffee also were available. The event was a...

 

Ready for the world

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — Hurley K-12 School students have a head start on careers thanks to programs that allow for early college study and school-to-work...

 

Black Friday sales up for area businesses

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com A general consensus of three businesses - one each in Wakefield, Bessemer and Ironwood - showed sales were up from last year's Black Friday. "It's been...

 

Local districts prepare for winter concerts

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com As the calendar turns from November to December, local school districts are busy preparing for their annual winter concerts. Districts in Gogebic and Ontonagon counties, as well as Iron County in...

 

Warren Miller film returns to HIT Saturday

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — As they have since the tradition started, local skiers will likely fill the Historic Ironwood Theatre this weekend as the theater screens Warren Miller’s latest film, “Timeless.” The m...

 

St. Vincent De Paul cookbook aims to raise funds

By TOM LAVENTURE tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - A new St. Vincent De Paul cookbook offers a glimpse of the culinary diversity of the western Upper Peninsula while raising money for a good...

 

Bessemer VFW packs house with free feast

By KIM E. STROM kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - Over 200 people were served a free Thanksgiving dinner Thursday at the Bessemer VFW Post 3673 in Bessemer. This is the third year the event has...

 

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